Tamale boy is so good- it’s tamales, it fried brussel sprouts, it drinks and everyone who works there! We go often.
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Brussel sprout dish offered on happy hour menu was delicious, but quite oily. Chicken mole tamale was just OK, but quite large. Vegetable tamale was very "blah".
Had to try Tamale Boy so I headed out into the rain soaked world of Portland and drove to Tamale Boy on Dekum Street. I ordered a couple of carne asada tacos and tried a dish that was like a stew of tomatillo sauce, beans,...More
Tamale Boy is such a Portland treasure. The tamales are well prepared and so tasty! Great ingredients! I also love the esquitas and the carne asada tacos! So so flavorful and delightful. This place also has an incredible patio — tons of space, very comfortable,...More
If you haven't tried this super place, you need to put it on your list. Strange ordering, but once you figure it out, pretty simple. Food is great and margaritas also enjoyable. We ate outdoors, a bit cool but the heaters were on, so not...More
Not having tasted any tamale before, we were brought to Tamale Boy during a bike tour. The place has atmosphere with a cosy garden to sit. We had various Tamale stuffings to try. The tamale was tasty (and according to group members it was good...More
We visited the PDX location but couldn't find it on TripAdvisor. The staff was friendly and helpful when answering my food restriction questions. We had a bowl and the food was fresh and tasty! The chicken and pork have some heat which I loved! Tamale...More
Ordered 2carnitas quesadillas today with a side of beans. Dry as the sole on my shoe but my shoe is probably more flavorful. Go to parquet no instead you wil enjoy the food.